The botanical supplement market is growing at a rapid rate, and this trend is expected to continue to progress. In the world of Nutraceuticals, Echinacea plant is widely used for medicinal and commercial purposes. This Native American herb has a remarkable record of clinical and laboratory study, as well a long history of medicinal use in the management of a variety of conditions. Phytomedicinal p...
The present study was designed to judge the in vitro anthelmintic activity of sap of Azadirachta indica. The duct roundworm, Pheretima posthuma, has been reported to cause severe health issues in immeasurable folks round the world. Records prove that a lot of the liquid extracts obtained from varied elements of various seasonal plants exhibited significant anthelmintic activity against Pheretima p...
CADMIUM CHLORIDE INDUCED ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE, PANCYTOPENIA, OXIDATIVE STRESS AND RENAL DAMAGE: AMELIORATING EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF TELFAIRIA OCCIDENTALIS
Cadmium is a known nephrotoxic metal with other toxicities including pancytopenia. Telfairia occidentalis is a medicinal plant with antioxidant and chemoprotective properties. This study was carried out to investigate the ameliorating effects of aqueous extract of Telfairia occidentalison cadmium chloride-induced oxidative stress, renal damage and hematological alterations in rats. Twenty four (24...
FORMULATION, DEVELOPMENT AND STANDARDIZATION OF AN AYURVEDIC MUCO-ADHESIVE EXTENDED RELEASE VAGINAL TABLET
The study aims to standardize a vaginal herbal formulation consisting of stem barks of Ficus glomerata Roxb. and Symplocos racemosa Roxb. Since they are used as Ayurvedic medicine and described in ancient text Charak Samhita as astringent, anti-inflammatory and treatment of vaginitis/leucorrhoea. This new herbal formulation is likely to exhibit significant antimicrobial action due to the presence ...
The liver is an amazingly complex organ which virtually affects every physiological process of the body. The liver is the largest glandular organ in the body and has more function than any other organs. Hepatic disorders which stem from a stressful lifestyle, inappropriate eating habits, and lack of exercise have become one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in human being. The acute h...
PLATELET AND LEUKOCYTE-INCREASING EFFECTS OF SYZYGIUM CUMINI (L.) SKEELS (MYRTACEAE) LEAVES IN A MURINE MODEL
ABSTRACT: Context: Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels (Myrtaceae) is popularly known to have various pharmacological and traditional uses. Before this study, there were no claims reporting its potential use for dengue by increasing platelet and leukocyte levels. Objectives: The effects of the methanolic extract of S. cumini leaves on the platelet and leukocyte levels were evaluated in Sprague-Dawley rats...
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND GROWTH INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF EXTRACTS FROM ANNONA SENEGALENSIS, WALTHLERIA INDICA AND ANTHOCLEISTA VOGELII
Antioxidant potential, phytochemical and growth inhibitory characteristics of Anthocleista vogelii stem bark (AVSB) and root (AVRT), Annona senegalensis stem bark (ANSB) and Waltheria indica leaf (WILV) aqueous extracts were evaluated. Phytochemical analysis showed the presence of flavonoids, tannins, saponins, sterols, alkaloids, and terpenes. Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FT-IR) analyses indicate...
The present investigation was directed to assess the counter lithiasis action of ethanolic concentrates of entire plant of Bryophyllum pinnatum. Urolithiasis is an infection brought about by the nearness and impacts of uroliths (stones) or calculi or exorbitant measures of precious stones in the urinary tract. The illness is alluded to by numerous names, including cystitis, urethritis, urinary cal...
MORPHO-ANATOMICAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISATION OF TRADITIONALLY USED PLANT RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. LEAVES AND ROOTS
The objective of the present study is to develop the pharmacognostic and phytochemical profiles of Ruellia tuberosa L. leaf and root. The present study considers the detail investigation of macroscopy, microscopy, preliminary qualitative phytochemical analysis, physicochemical evaluations, and chromatography profiling. The microscopical investigation was adopted to identify the cellular powder cha...
High blood pressure is well-established as a leading cause of stroke, ischemic heart disease, and cardiovascular disease. Globally cardiovascular disease accounts for approximately 17 million deaths a year, nearly one third of the total. A number of pharmaceutical agents are available for initial treatment of high BP. These include older molecules such as diuretics and beta-blocking agents, and ne...